2011-03-02 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary

Community Meetings

Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm. Associations
Mar. 3, Apr. 14, May 12, Jun. 9, 7:30 p.m.,
Dutch Kills Civic; Growing Up Green Charter
School, 39-37 28th St., LIC; 718.786.2049.
Mar. 10, Apr. 14, May 12, Jun. 8, 7 p.m., United
Forties Civic; St. Teresa Parish Center, 50-22 45th
St., Woodside; 917.535.0516.
Community Boards
Mar. 3, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Community
Services, 43-31 39th St., Ground Floor;
718.533.8773.
Mar. 8, 7 p.m., Board 4; VFWPost 150, 51-11
108th St., Corona; 718.760.3141.
Mar. 16, Apr. 13, May 11, Jun. 15, Sep. 14, Oct.
11, Nov. 9, Dec. 14, Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish
Center; Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows;
718.264.7895.
Mar. 17, 7 p.m., Board 1; Astoria World Manor,
25-22Astoria Blvd.; 718.626.1021.
Mar. 24, 9 a.m., Board 7 Cabinet Meeting; 7
p.m., sharp, Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50
Main St., Flushing; 718.359.2800.
Community Councils
Mar. 21, Apr. 18, May 16, Jun. 20, 110th Police
Precinct; VFW Hall, 51-11 108th St., Corona.
Mar. 22, Apr. 26, May 24, Jun. 28, 107th Police
Precinct, Parsons Boulevard, Flushing.
Community Education Councils
Mar. 2, Apr. 6, May 4, Jun. 1, 7 p.m., District 25;
30-48 Linden Pl., Room 407, Flushing;
718.281.3786.
Mar. 17, 8:30 p.m., District 30; P.S. 166, 33-09
35thAve., LIC; 718.391.8380.
Mar. 24, 8 p.m., District 26, M.S. 67, 51-60
Marathon Pkwy., Room B44A, Little Neck;
718.631.6927.
Other
Mar. 2, 16, 30, 7:30 p.m., Flushing Camera Club;
Flushing Hospital, Auditorium, 146-01 45thAve.;
718.749.0643.
Mar. 3, 5:30 p.m., Queens Library,
Administrative Committee of Board of Trustees,
89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0700.
Mar. 9, 8 p.m., Whitestone Veterans Memorial
Assn., 10-20 Clintonville St.; 718.767.4323.
Mar. 14, 5:30 p.m., Queens Borough Board,
Queens Borough Hall, Second Floor, President’s
Conference Room, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew
Gardens; 718.286.2900.
Mar. 17, Apr. 28, May 19, Jun. 16, Jul. 7, 28,
Aug. 18, Sep. 8, Oct. 6, 27, Nov. 17, Dec. 8, 29,
10:30 a.m., Queens Borough Land Use, Queens
Borough Hall, Second Floor, President’s
Conference Room, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew
Gardens; call 718.286.2860 to confirm date 10
days in advance.
Mar. 20, Apr. 10, May 15, Jun. 12, Jul. 10, Aug.
14, Sep. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11, noon,
Bella Italia Mia; Christ the King H.S., dates subject to weather/school functions, 68-02
MetropolitanAve., MiddleVillage; 718.426.1240.
1st Monday of the month, 8 p.m., American
Legion Post 298, 30-61 87th St., East Elmhurst.




























































Arts & Entertainment

Barnes & Noble
176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718.380-
7077: 3rd Tues. monthly, Poetry Writing
Workshop; Tues./Sat., Weekly Storytimes; Mar.
14, OpenMic Poetry Night; Mar. 15, Poetry
Writing Workshop; Mar. 19, Very Hungry




Caterpillar Storytime; Mar. 21, Movies & Music
Book Group; Mar. 23, NOOK Night; Mar. 26,
Discussion/Signing: Die Free: A Heroic Family
History; Mar. 29, Sesame Street Storytime.
Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718.463.7700,
x. 222: Mar. 3-Mar. 31, Culture Blending in
Ceramic Arts; Mar. 3-Sep. 2011, Within The
Emperor’s Garden: The Ten Thousand Springs
Pavilion; Mar. 6, Culture Blending in Ceramic
Arts; Mar. 10, Coad Canada, There’s a Dinosaur
in the Closet; Mar. 12-13, Puppet Playhouse,
InteractiveArtsWorkshop, Coad Canada Puppets;
Mar. 19, Sing With Sol Y Canto and Sweet
Plantain Workshop; Twice As Many Friends;
Musical Feast in Seven Courses; Mar. 20, How
To Make A Clay Rabbit; Mar. 26, Seed-Bead
Class.
MoMA/P.S. 1
22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC; 718.784.2084: Mar. 3-
Apr. 4, The Talent Show: Feng Mengbo; Mar. 3-
May 2, Sergej Jensen, Modern Women: Single
Channel; Mar. 3-Aug. 8, Laurel Nakadate: Only
The Lonely; May 8-Aug. 1, FrancisAlys; May 8-
Aug. 14, Ryan Trecartin: Any Ever.
Museum of the Moving Image
35th Avenue/36th Street, Astoria; 718.784.0077:
daily, “The Red Balloon” ongoing, “Behind the
Screen”, Real Virtuality, Dolls vs. Dictators, City
Glow; Mar. 3-20, Alain Resnais; Mar. 3-27,
Classic Sci-Fi; Mar. 3-Apr. 10, Dolls vs.
Dictators; Mar. 3-Jun. 12, Real Virtuality; Mar.
3-Jul. 17, City Glow; Mar. 4, 5, je t’aime, je
t’aime, Fantastic Voyage, Stavisky, Far From
Vietnam, I Want to Go Home; Mar. 6, NY
Premiere David Perlov’s Diary: 1973-1983,
Fantastic Voyage, Not on the Lips, je t’aime, je
t’aime; Mar. 10, The New York School: An
Evening with Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara; Mar.
11, Mon Oncle d'Amérique; Mar. 12, Life is a
Bed of Roses, Mélo, Private Fears in Public
Places; Mar. 13, Nixon, Mélo,
Alexander:Revisited; Mar. 18, Wild Grass; Mar.
19, Forbidden Planet, Love Unto Death, Same
Old Song, Providence; Mar. 20, Forbidden Planet,
the Endangered Martial Arts of Asia, Smoking,
No Smoking; Mar. 25, Preview Source Code;
Mar. 26, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Sailor’s
Luck, The Driver, That Obscure Object of Desire;
Mar. 27, The Day The Earth Stood Still,
IntangibleAsset Number 82, Melvin and Howard,
Every Man for Himself.
Queens College
Kissena Boulevard @ LIE; 718.997.3818: Mar.
3-31, Apr. 1-29, Express + Local: NYC
Aesthetics; Mar. 3-Mar. 31, Culture Blending In
Ceramics Art; Mar. 3-May 27, Tommy Mintz,
Cheap Shots|Made In China: Bicyclists and
Pedestrians, Mansheng Wang: Art & Artlessness;
Mar. 3, “Human Development in China”; Mar. 6,
Shanghai Circus, The Incredible Acrobats of
China; Mar. 12, Linda Eder, “All of Me”; Mar.
13, Violinist, Leila Josefowicz; Mar. 15, Evening
Readings, Ian McEwan; Mar. 22, Evening
Readings, Czeslaw Milosz; Mar. 23, Classic Hits
for Kids Concert “Meet the Composer”; Mar. 27,
Comedy Pet Theatre.
Queensborough Community College
222-05 56th Ave, Bayside; 718.631.6262: Mar.
13, “Song of Life: The Righteous Gentiles of the
Holocaust in Greece” @ Kupferberg Holocaust
Center; Mar. 20, Voloshky Ukrainian Dance
Ensemble; Mar. 26, Abbamania; Mar. 27, All
Shook Up; Apr. 2, John Pizzarelli & The Swing
Seven; Apr. 10, Betty Buckley: Broadway by
Request!; Apr. 23, Russian National Ballet:
“Sleeping Beauty”.
Queens Museum of Art
Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, New York City
Building, program information; 718.592.9700:














































































ongoing, tours, permanent collections, World’s
Fair Panorama of the City of New York; Mar. 20,
Earth Day 2011: Ring In Spring With The World,
RSVP; Mar. 31, 20th Hermes Expo @ Flushing
Meadows–Corona Park; Apr. 2-3, @ Tropicana,
Atlantic City; www.HermesExpo.com or
610.446.1463.
Queens Theatre in the Park
Most events take place in Flushing Meadows-
–Corona Park, venues & ticket prices vary, call
718.760.0064 for information: Feb. 27, School of
American Ballet; Mar. 5, St. Petersburg Classic
Ballet Theatre; Mar. 12, Jemima Puddle-Duck;
Mar. 18-27, Slow Dance with a Hot Pickup.
Others
Mar. 3, Maggie’s Little Theater, open auditions
for adults, teens, children, “The Sound of Music”;
St. Margaret Parish Hall, 66-05 79th Pl., Middle
Village; 718.326.1858.
Mar. 3-5, Secret Theatre, The Knight of the
Burning Pestle, 44-02 23rd St., LIC;
718.397.0722.
Mar. 3-6, The Possibility Project, “Run That
Back”; Five Angels Theater, 789 10th Ave.,
Manhattan; 212.924.9204.
Mar. 3-6, Socrates Sculpture Park EAF10: 2010
Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, Vernon
Boulevard/Broadway, LIC.
Mar. 3-6, Queens World Film Festival @ Jackson
Heights Cineplex, 82nd Street/Roosevelt Avenue
& Renaissance Charter School, 81st Street/37th
Avenue, Jackson Heights.
Mar. 3-12, QEDC, In The Marriage Video;
Discover Queens Visitor’s Center, Queens Center
Mall, 90-15 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst;
718.263.0546.
Mar. 3-20, Thalia Spanish Theatre, “You
Tango?”; Apr. 1-3, “Flamenco & Indian Music &
Dance”, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside;
718.729.3880.
Mar. 3-30, Edwin Cadiz, Black History Art
Show, collage; LIC Library Branch, 37-44 21st St.
Mar. 3-Apr. 24, Noguchi Museum, Second
Sundays: “On Becoming an Artist, Isamu
Noguchi and His Contemporaries, 1922-1960”; 9-
01 33rd Rd., LIC; 718.204.7088.
Mar. 4-11, SPACEWOMb, “one day” solo exhibition @ Shawn Park, 22-48 Jackson Ave., #1,
LIC.
Mar. 5, Barbad Chamber Orchestra, Concert,
$15/$10; Steinway Reformed Church, 21-65 41st
St., Astoria.
Mar. 5, American Bolero Dance Company,
“Tablao Flamenco” 2011 Spring Opener;
Auditorium Centro Español, 41-01 Broadway;
718.392.8888.
Mar. 5, York College, Jazz @ Chapel: Chanda
Rule & Illinois Jacquet; Mar. 18, York College
Music Extravaganza @ JPAC, Mar. 21, Big Band
at University of the Streets in Manhattan; Mar 28,
Jazz @ Chapel, Chanda Rule @ Illinois Jacquet,
94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica; for information go to http://www.myspace.com/, yorkcollegebluenotes or http://www.ohny.org/.
Mar. 5, 19, Italian Charities ofAmerica, Saturday
Dance, Mon. & Fri., Dance with Instructions
$10, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst;
718.478.3100.
Mar. 5-27, AliveWire Theatrics, World Premiere
“Besharet”; P.S. 122, 150 First Ave., Manhattan;
www.indiegogo.com/Besharet.
Mar. 6, Queens Symphony Orchestra, 2011
Young Soloist Competition Final Round Recital;
Taiwan Center, Flushing; 718.326.4455, x. 20.
Mar. 9, Mark Kyrkostas, live jazz; Armenian






































































Church of Holy Martyrs, 209-15 Horace Harding
Xway., Oakland Gardens; 718.225.0235.
Mar. 10, Dino Rosi, The Voice of Napoli;
Ridgewood Library, 20-12 Madison St.
Mar. 11-13, 18-20, 25-27, theatre 167, “You Are
NowTheOwnerOf This Suitcase”; P.S. 69, 77-02
37th Ave., Jackson Heights;
www.brownpaperbagtickets.org or 917.607.0507.
Mar. 12, Astoria Symphony 2010-11 Concert season: Romantic Masterpieces @ Frank Sinatra
School of the Arts, Bennett Concert Hall, 22-70
23rd S., Astoria; 917.460.4289.
Mar. 12, NY Metropolitan Country Music
Association, St. Patrick’s Dance, San Antones;
Apr. 9, Easter Dance, Stoney Creek, 72-02 Myrtle
Ave., Glendale; 718.763.4328.
Mar. 13, Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra,
Concert of Symphonic Music, Forest Hills Jewish
Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills;
718.374.1627.
Mar. 13, Con Brio Twilight Concert @ Church In
The Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills;
718.268.7980.
Wed. nights, Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden,
“Comedyland”, free, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria;
718.274.4825.
Thurs. nights, Bethany Wild Trio; Novo, 78-23
37thAve., Jackson Heights; 718.426.7272.
Mon.-Sun., Jackson Heights Art Club, classes
for children and adults, day or evening;
718.926.9821.
Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinner-
Dances & More






























Mar. 5, Flushing House flea market & fundraiser,
38-20 Bowne St.; 718.762.3198.
Mar. 8, Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce,
Congestion Pricing Controversy, lunch, $20 p.p.;
Dazies Restaurant, 39-41 Queens Blvd.;
718.784.8437.
Mar. 11, Powhatan/Pocahontas Dems; St.
Patrick’s Day Extravaganza/Installation; Mezzo
Mezzo, 31-29 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria; RSVP
718.651.9812.
Mar. 12, Italian Charities ofAmerica flea market,
refreshments, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst;
718.478.3100.
Mar. 16, NAMI, Kick-Off Luncheon for May 15
Walk for the Mind of America @ Jones Beach;
Swan Club, Roslyn; 516.326.0797 or
718.347.7284.
Mar. 19, Sanitation, Queens West 1, 2nd Annual
Frank Justich Memorial Fundraiser; Studio
Square Beer Garden, 35-33 36th St., LIC;
www.frankjustich.com.
Mar. 20, Corona Lion’s Club, 43rd Annual
Corona Lion of the Year Dinner Dance; Russo’s
on the Bay, 162-45 Crossbay Blvd., Howard
Beach; 718.271.1800/ 718.592.9228.
Mar. 27, American Legion Spring Craft Fair, vendors sign up now, drawings, raffles, 50/50, door
prizes, food, Post 104, Glendale Memorial
Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave.; 718.821.9726.
Ongoing, Animal Rescue, pet adoptions, donations appreciated; 718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
Ongoing, Bobbi and the Strays NYPet Rescue &
Adoption,
www.bobbiandthestrays.org/Adopt.aspx, donations appreciated, Adoption Center, 71-03 80 St.,
Glendale; 718. 326.6070.
Ongoing, Muffin’s Pet Connection helps find
homes for pets, donations appreciated;
718.833.7988 or www.muffins.org.
Sundays, Animal Center of Queens, adopt a
homeless dog or puppy, cat or kitten, non-profit,




































no-kill organization, donations appreciated, 89-10
Eliot Ave., Rego Park; 718.424-3340 or
www.acq.petfinder.com.
Health
Mar. 3, Starlight Children’s Foundation of
NY/NJ/CT/Insurance Industry Charitable
Foundation, unveiling of a Starlight Site™ @
Elmhurst Hospital Center, 79-01 Broadway,
Elmhurst.
Mar. 3-Apr. 15, C.M. Eric Ulrich, flu shot vouchers, free, 93-06 101st Ave, Ozone Park, 98-16
Rockaway Beach Blvd.; 718.738.1083.
Mar. 16, NAMI Queens/Nassau, Neurostar TMS,
An Innovative Way to Treat Major Depression;
Hillside Hospital, Sloman Auditorium, 76th
Avenue, Glen Oaks; 718.470.8100.
Ongoing, Cross Island YMCA, Strong Kids
Campaign, 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose;
718.551.9314.
Samuel Field Y
Mar. 3, Wednesday Nite Rap, ages 45+, The
Emotional Impact of Separation & Divorce, $130;
Mar. 9, Being Sexy Single, $8; Mar. 16,
“Casablanca”, $8; Mon., Wed., preschool programs, kids with developmental disabilities, ages
3 to 5; call 718.225.6750, x. 262 or gmayerhoff@sfy.org; Mon., Wed., Fri., MedicaidWaiver
Afterschool Program, ages 5 to 21; 718.225.6750,
or JMendelsohn@sfy.org.
Mount Sinai Queens
Registration and/or appointment may be required,
call 718-267-4333 for time & location information: Mar. 9, Blood Pressure Screening @ Happy
Seniors@ Immaculate Conception Church and @
Steinway S.C.; Mar. 16, Blood Pressure
Screening @ Sheridan S.C.; Mar. 17, Put Anxiety
to Rest@ RaicesAstoria S.C.; Mar. 23, Reducing
Your Risks of Colon Cancer @ Crescent Towers;
Mar. 24, Nutrition for Older Adults @ Steinway
S.C.; Mar. 31, Save Your Vision @ Crescent
Towers.
Other Health Services
Al-Anon: Good Shepherd Methodist Church, 30-
44 Crescent St., Astoria, 718.728.5182; St. Mark’s
Episcopal Church, Parish House, 2nd Floor,
Jackson Heights, 718.335.7379; Steinway
Reformed Church, 21-64 41st St., Astoria,
718.728.2948. Call for information.
Co-Dependents Anonymous, women only,
Fridays; Resurrection Ascension Pastoral Center,
Father Feely Hall, 85-18 61st Rd., Rego Park;
718.805.1032.
Domestic Violence; American Family
Community Services, 37-63 76th St., Jackson
Heights; 718.639.8370.
Drug Problems? Call Narcotic Anonymous,
718.962-6244 or go to
www.westernqueensna.org.
F.E.G.S. Health & Human Services, Partners in
Caring bereavement/older adult spousal loss, 97-
45 Queens Blvd., Rego Park, 718.896.9090, x.
243.
Jovenes Queens Group, alcoholics anonymous,
free, 102-08 Northern Blvd., Corona;
718.426.7467.
Mammograms, Mondays, Community
Healthcare Network’s Helen B. Atkinson Health
Center, 81 W. 115th St., Manhattan;
212.360.2565.
OCA, Saturdays, Resurrection Ascension
Church, Feely Hall, 85-18 61st Rd., Rego Park;
www.obsessivecompulsiveanonymous.org,
917.443.0355.
OvereatersAnonymous, Fridays; Unity Center of




































































Flushing, 42-11 155th St., Flushing.
The Public Policy and Education Fund of New
York, health coverage Web site, go to
www.NYConsumerHealth.org.
Sakhi for South Asian Women support group
meetings, weekends; for information call
212.714.9153, x. 108.
SMART Recovery; Long Island Consultation
Center to overcome all types of addictive behavior, Sundays, Long Island Consultation Center,
97-29 64th Rd., Rego Park; 212.631.1198,
www.smartrecovery.org.
Tai Chi, Saturdays, Cheng Man Ching Tai Chi
Assoc., 87-10 Liberty Ave., Ozone Park;
ozoneparktaichi@yahoo.com.
Historicals
Mar. 5, Greater Astoria Historical Society,
Screening, New York: A Documentary Film;
Mar. 7, The Smithsonian Museum: William
Steinway Diary 1861-1896; Mar. 19, roundtable
discussion, 100th Anniversary of The Triangle
Shirtwaist Factory Fire, 35-20 Broadway, 4th
Floor; Astoria; 718.278.0700.
Mar. 6, Queens Historical Society, History of
Religious Sites in Flushing lecture; Mar. 27,
Mom’s Home Cooking…history lecture,
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave.,
Flushing; 718.939.0647, x. 14.
Mar. 9, 23, Apr. 6, May 4, Jun. 1, Voelker Orth
Museum, Bee-Keeping Course: Get the Buzz on
Bees!; 718.359.6227, www.vomuseum.org.
Ongoing, Bayside Historical Society, Historic
Lawrence Cemetery Tour, free, 216th Street/42nd
Avenue; www.baysidehistorical.org; The Women
of Bayside, Bayside Life: On The Edge of
Modernity, Native Bayside, The Castle, If The Hat
Fits, Virtual Exhibit: Take a Cruise Through the
History of Bayside 1639-2000; wwwbaysidehistorical.org, 718.352.1548.
Thurs., Fri., Sat., Sun., King Manor Museum,
tours & school/group programs, Jamaica
Avenue/140th Street, Jamaica; 718.206.0545, x.
11.
Sat., Greater Ridgewood Historical Society, open
to the public, 143-135 37th Ave., Flushing,
718.465-1776.
Central Queens Historical Association, a source
for Queens photos not available elsewhere;
www.CQHA.net or 917.376.4496.
Items of Community Interest
Mar. 3 Federation of Italian American
Organization of Queens, Spring Italian Language
Classes, 29-21 21st Ave., Astoria; call for prices,
718.204.2444.
Mar. 3, Queens College, Carl Riskin lecture,
“Human Development in China”. Rosenthal
Library, Room 230, Flushing.
Mar. 3-Apr. 15, C.M. Leroy Comrie, free flu shot
vouchers 113-43 Farmers Blvd., St. Albans;
718.776.3700, 311 or nyc.gov/flu.
Mar. 5-May 14, United States Coast Guard,
Boating Safety & Seamanship @ Queensborough
Community College Continuing Education, preregister; 718.281.5538; Mar. 27, About Boating
Safety @ Fort Totten, Building 611, pre-register;
917.952.7014; Apr. 30, About Boating Safely @
Queensborough Community College, Kids
College.
Mar. 12, CUNY Citizenship Now @ Holy Child
Jesus School, 111-02 86th Ave., Richmond Hill;
718.738.1111.
Mar. 20, United Nations Association/A.M. Grace
Meng/APEC/C.M. James Gennaro, Earth Day
Celebration; Queens Museum of Art, Flushing





































































Meadows-Corona Park; 347.728.2612.
Mar. 26, IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center, tax
assistance, 59-17 Junction Blvd., Rego Park.
Mar. 31, Apr. 28, May 26, Jun. 30, Queens
Chamber of Commerce/QEDC/NYCSBS, minority/ women-owned business enterprise program
certification seminars, free, registration required
@ info@queenschamber.org or 718.898.8500.
Weds., Seaburn Bookstore, English conversation
classes, 33-18 Broadway, Astoria; 718.267.7929.
Forty Plus of New York orientation/tour, 470
Seventh Ave., Manhattan; 212.947.4230.
Fri., QPTV, Heidi Harrison Chain, “All About
Queens”, weekly, Channel 34 TWC, Fios,
Channel 82 RCN; Sat., Channel 56 TWC, Fios,
Channel 84 RCN.
1st, 3rd, 5th Sat., Queens Best Toastmasters
Club, public speaking/communication, free;
Elmhurst Hospital Center, Conference RoomA-1-
15, 79-01 Broadway; call Mark, 718.457.8390.

















Library Highlights

There are many free events available at Queens
libraries for adults, teens, “tweens” and kids. For
program information, call 718.990.0700: Mar. 7,
College Club Programs: Selecting the Right High
School Courses; Mar. 14, A Candid Talk With
Parents-College Admissions; Mar. 21, After
You’ve Mailed the Application; Mar. 28, Finance
101: Loans, Scholarships & Grants; Apr. 4, Yikes!
More School?; Apr. 16, College Fair; for more
information call, 718.359.1102/718.990.0704.








Parks & Recreation

Alley Pond Environmental Center
APEC has many fun and interesting programs all
year long for tots to pre-teens to adults and Scouts,
228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston, fees vary,
pre-registration advised, dates & times may
change; for program information, 718.229.4000:
daily, APEC’s Gift Shop purchases benefit APEC;
Mar. 5, 12, Children’s Nature Photography; Mar.
6, Animal Care Trainee; Mar. 9, 16, 23, Nature
Explorers; Mar. 12, 19, Home Sweet Home.
Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.886.3800: Mar. 12,
HSBC Children’s Garden Family Day; Mar. 20,
MARCH for the Earth, MillionTreesNYC Street
Tree Care Workshop; Mar. 27, Spring Lawn Care
Workshop.
Queens County Farm Museum
Enjoy being outside and taking a walk around the
grounds at the farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.,
Floral Park; 718.347.3276.
Queens Zoo
53-51 111th St., Flushing Meadows–Corona Park;
718.271.1500 or go to www.queenszoo.com:
ongoing, Interactive Discovery Center.
Others
Mar. 6, 20, Department of Parks, New York
Skyliners Drum and Bugle Corps auditions, ages
15+, go towww.nyskyliners.org and click on “join
us”.
Mar. 12, “Wildman” Steve Brill, hunt for sweet
cicely @ Forest Park, Kew Gardens, $20/$10;
914.835.2153






























School News & Events

Ongoing, LaGuardia C.C., How to Apply to
CUNY, courses at Taxi & For Hire Vehicle Driver
Institute; 718.482.5335,
http://ace.laguardia.edu/taxi; 31-10 Thomson
Ave., LIC.
Mar. 4, Mary Louis Academy Parent’s Club,
Night of Chance & Mexican Fiesta, live/silent
auctions, raffles. $20 p.p. includes food, drink,






dessert; 718.297.2120.
Mar. 5, 19, Apr. 2, Queens Paideia School, open
house, 44-02 23rd St., LIC; 718.361.0070.
Mar. 10, 11, Frank Sinatra School of The Arts,
“Sweet Charity”, Tony Bennett Concert Hall, 35-
12 35th Ave., Astoria; 718.361.9920.
Mar. 11, Holy Cross H.S. Alumni Homecoming
Reunion, classes of 1981, ’86, ’91, ’96, ’01, ’06,
$75 p.p.; Mar. 12, Class of 1961 50th Anniversary
Reunion, celebrating with ’66, ’71, ’76, $100 p.p.;
JoannAcquista, 718.886.7250, x. 609.
Mar. 26, St. John’s Prep, Alumni Reunion,
Classes 1986, 1991, 1996 and 2001;
718.721.7200, x. 686 or sjpalumni@stjohnsprepschool.org.
Fall 2011, Queens College/NY Society of
SecurityAnalysts, CFA® Exam Prep Courses, for
information go to www.nyssa.org/cfa.















Senior Centers: Adult Activities

Meet& greet, play games, learn another language,
take advantage of support, counseling & respite
services, training, education & assistance, health
seminars & programs, dancing, entertainment,
balance training, Nintendo & Wii (at select centers), & much more—all available at your local
center, most Mondays through Fridays. Get
involved in your community, volunteer your talents and call the center nearest you for program
information. Dated events are listed under the center where held.
Atria Kew Gardens & Lighthouse
International, 117-01 84th Ave., Kew Gardens;
718.441.0300.
Bayside S.C., 221-15 Horace Harding Expwy.,
Bayside.
Central Queens YM/YWHA S.C., 67-09 108th
St., Forest Hills, call for fees; 718.268.5011:
Tues., bereavement group; Wed., Ethics for
Thinking People, Adult Beginner Ballet Classes;
Thurs., Computer Classes for Adult Seniors,
Adult Dance Power Movement Class; Mar. 3-
Apr. 12, Project Posterity, share your life story,
age 55+; Apr. 7, Kosher White Wine Tasting,
adults, register early.
CCNS/Peter J. DellaMonica S.C., 23-56
Broadway, Astoria; 718.626.1500.
Flushing House, 38-20 Bowne St.; 347-532-3025
or 718.762.3198.
Glenridge S.C. & Advisory Center
59-03 Summerfield St., Ridgewod 718.386.5136;
Thurs., free classic movie, full hot dinner buffet,
$2.50 for seniors, $4.50 non-seniors.
Joint Public Affairs Committee for Older
Adults, 212.402.1127.
Queens Community House:
QCH: Forest Hills Senior/Community Center,
108-25 62nd Dr.; 718.699.1010.
QCH: KewGardensCommunityCenter, 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd., Ste. 202; 718.268.5960:
Mondays, AARP tax consultation, Mon./Fri.,
ESL tutoring, 4th Wed., For Men Only; Mar. 9,
caregiver workshop, line dance class; Mar. 28,
AARP Driver Safety Program.
QCH: Pomonok Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd.,
Flushing; 718.591.3377: ESL tutoring Mon., Tai
Chi; Mon./Tues./Thurs./Fri., calligraphy lessons;
Mon./Wed, beginners English classes; Thurs.,
yoga, Fri., tango, pasodoble, cha cha dance lessons. Ridgewood OlderAdult Center & Services, 59-
14 70th Ave.; 718.456.2000.
Selfhelp Austin Street Senior Center, 106-06
Queens Blvd., Forest Hills; 718.520.8197.















































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